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Elias Pettersson named NHL’s Player of the Week

On Monday morning, Elias Pettersson was named the NHL’s first star of the week on the back of a strong offensive performance is which he potted three goals and picked up six assists in four games, including three multi-point games and a very successful California road trip.

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Snap Shots: Where will Antoine Roussel Play when he’s Healthy?

The Vancouver Canucks are beginning what is arguably their hardest month of the season. As they march on through November, they’re likely to face an injury or two and the will likely need reinforcements. Luckily for them, they’ll be getting exactly that with the return of Antoine Roussel to the top nine of their forward…

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Snap Shots: Kole Lind talks about the Comets’ hot start

On Wednesday afternoon I spoke with Kole Lind for about 20 minutes and we touched on many different subjects. Kole has been off to a hot start along with his Utica Comets team, and has already scored half as many points as he did all of last season and continues to be a key player…

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CanucksArmy Postgame: Canucks show no California Love against the Kings

The Vancouver Canucks took off on their first California road trip of the season as they took on the Kings on Wednesday night. Kings head coach Todd McLellan has not been happy with his team’s recent play, causing him to change up each of his forward lines and defense pairings. Vancouver’s road trip began at…

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Snap Shots: Canucks are Playing Well with a One-Goal Lead

Author’s Note: I’m going to be trying out some of these smaller 500 word articles on small statistics that I come across. It won’t take away from the bigger articles that I do, but hopefully some people enjoy these quick hit articles. In his early coaching career Travis Green has shown a preference for players…

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10 Positive Takeaways from The Canucks First 10 Games

The Vancouver Canucks are basically an eighth of the way through the 2019-20 season. They’ve had a hot start, and unlike previous seasons, it doesn’t appear to be entirely luck-based. With that in mind, I thought I’d look into what’s driving the Canucks’ early success. Intros are for video games, so let’s just get right…

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The Top Six Puzzle: Where should Miller and Ferland play?

The Canucks’ dynamic duo of Elias Pettersson and Brock Boeser struggled to produce offense early on with new linemate Micheal Ferland, scoring just a single goal over their first few games together. This led Travis Green to make a switch, replacing Ferland on that line with J.T. Miller, who has proven to be a strong…

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Kole Lind is returning to Utica pissed off and ready to produce

Coming off a disappointing rookie season in the AHL last year, Kole Lind is entering the 2019-20 season with the belief that he can bounce back and prove once again that he is a high-end NHL prospect. Lind joined the Utica Comets last year for his first full professional hockey season after dominating the WHL…

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The Support Line: Building a Goal-Controlling Bottom Six

There’s been a lot of talk surrounding the 2019-20 Vancouver Canucks regarding their need to transition away from a traditional scoring top six and shutdown bottom six towards a forward group that can produce offensively across the top three lines. I’ve already explore why the Canucks need three scoring lines, but today I’ll be entertaining…

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2019 Preseason Prospect Rankings: #4 Nils Höglander

The Vancouver Canucks sat in a very good position with the 40th overall pick in the 2019 NHL entry draft. With many projected first-round picks available, the organization selected who they believed to be the best of the bunch in Nils Höglander and Canucks fans have quickly fallen in love with the young Swedish prospect.